##Point 4 What does it mean to be saved? Catholic view: receive the sacraments Medieval Pietism/mysticism: Focus on reproduction of Christ’s death and resurrection in the soul rather than at Mass; Focus on yielding the self to God in Gelassenheit Luther’s view: early view was medieval pietism; Later view was imputed righteousness General Protestant view:... Read More
This evening’s service is kind of “jumping in with both feet” not a lot of background but going straight into things that make the Anabaptist position distinctive. Religions Options in 1525-1535 Roman Catholic & Eastern Orthodox Lutheran: Luther, Melanchthon Reformed Zurich - Zwingli; Leo Jud; Bullinger Geneva - Calvin; Beza Strasburg - Capital; Bucer Scotland... Read More
Evaluating the influence of digital technology in our hearts and lives. Is this an area with some shadiness in our lives? Are we living under the influence of our digital technology?
Breaking the bread of life is a sobering responsibility. Let us pray that we can hear the call this evening to pursue a life of godliness and holiness. Jesus is soon returning for His bride, His church. The Church is made of people just like me and people just like you. If the Church is... Read More
1 John 5 God’s commandments are not burdensome. Christians are over-comers. Our source of victory is our faith.
Genesis 1 - 3 This is a review for us. First of all about who we are as a people in God’s sight because of what happened in the garden shortly after creation and then how we can be restored to a good relationship with our God. Man was made in God’s image. Male and... Read More
Ministers Ministers are called by God. Ministers are charged when they are ordained. Ministers are human. They need God's grace, just like everyone else. Ministers are brothers. Although they have a different role in the church, they are not to be regarded as "lords" with a different status. - Colossians 1, Hebrews. Let all of... Read More